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Sanders Memorial

Liberty Primitive Baptist Church (McCormick), Sumiton, Alabama

Saturday, February 9, 2019

The annual Sanders Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held on Saturday before the second Sunday in February. The class was called to order by Henry Guthery leading 31b. Glenn Keeton offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Linda Sides 225t, 182; Buell Cobb 141, 207; Larry Ballinger 208, 209; Lisa Geist 269, 215; Linda Booth 189, 32t; Glenn Keeton 74b, 285t; Brenda Chafin 81t, 82t; Mary Huffman 299, 499; Hubert Nall 203 (in memory of Eugene Forbes), 566; Beth Branscome 196, 430; Loretta Whitman 75, 129; Lucas Jordan 108b, 268; Nancy Phillips 496, 312b.

RECESS

The class was brought back together by Henry Guthery leading 409. A business session was held and the following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Henry Guthery; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretary—Brenda Chafin; Arranging—Linda Sides.

Leaders: Stephen Huffman 320, 456; Judy Caudle 431, 432; Chris Ballinger 76b, 44; Wanda Capps 36b, 144; Earl Ballinger 177, 162; Tom Booth 204, 176b; Nicholas Thompson 80b, 340; Daniel Bearden 297, 498; Jim Aaron 47b, 231; Brenda Chafin 172, 168; Larry Ballinger 528; Linda Booth 361, 273; Buell Cobb 136; Lucas Jordan 159, 277; Nancy Phillips 274b, 274t; Lisa Geist 492, 377. Tom Booth asked a blessing before the noon meal at the table.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Henry Guthery leading 401. Leaders: Linda Sides and Nicholas Thompson 530; Judy Caudle 437; Chris Ballinger 347; Hubert Nall 475; Beth Branscome 64; Tom Booth 565; Glenn Keeton 491; Nicholas Thompson 192; Daniel Bearden 127, 512; Earl Ballinger 338; Loretta Whitman 339; Jim Aaron 29t; Nicholas Thompson 434 (for Ozella Blackmon); Nicholas Thompson and Judy Caudle 365 (for Margaret Keeton); Daniel Bearden 448t (by request).

Announcements were made. Henry Guthery led 83b as the closing song. Daniel Bearden offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Henry Guthery; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretary—Brenda Chafin